Twin Cedars got off to a fast start at Wells Fargo Arena in Des Moines Saturday in their game against the Interstate-35 Roadrunners.
The Sabers led 9-2 early at Wells Fargo.
I-35 picked up the pressure in the second quarter with a full court press. TC started turning the ball over and they got out of sync offensively.
The Roadrunners went on top 30-17 at halftime en route to a 50-31 win over TC.
TC Coach Trent Verwers stated, “Today it came down to not being able to break the press. The first quarter was looking great for us. Credit to I-35, they made their shots when they were open.”
I-35 put three players in double digits led by Jalyn White with 15 points.
The Sabers were only able to put one player in double digits. Chloe Swank had 13 points overall, it included a six-of-six performance at the free throw line in the fourth quarter.
Next in scoring were Jenna Hastings and Kaya DesPlanque with five points each. Brooke Roby chipped in with four, Jetta Sterner and Cheyanne Bruns each added two points. The loss put the Sabers at 1-9 overall.